Discover World Class Taxidermy With The Artistry Of Wildlife

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    The Artistry of Wildlife is a totally different kind of Taxidermy Studio than the big box high production studios the likes of Animal Artistry, Wildlife Gallery, Ledgend's Woodbury's and Jonas Brothers read..... WHY !

    Hello and Welcome to The Artistry of Wildlife.
    I’m Dennis Harris, owner and taxidermy artist for almost 40 years and a hunter just like yourself.
    I know what your trophies mean to you.
    They are your legacy of a life well lived.
    Please come in and take a look around. Our website and galleries will show you the the beautiful one of a kind quality trophies we produce for our customers.
    And let me tell out of the 100,000 taxidermist in this country, why you should choose us to preserve your memories.

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    We are a small studio that surpasses any quality the big corporate studios like Wildlife Gallery, Legends, and the likes of Woodbury's or Animal Artistry can produce.
    "How do we do this" you ask.
    Because you deal with the owner / artist that will be mounting your trophies, Jamie and Myself both World Champions.
    You will not be talking to a sales force person that hands your trophies off to a production manager. Who then in turn hands your memories off to the taxidermy foreman. Who walks in the back room and drops your trophy along with many others onto a taxidermists workbench for his weekly quota of production. I personally design and mount every custom piece that comes thru our doors along with my finish artist.
    The Quality control in my studio...My own two hands that produce every piece that every client entrusts me with.

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    " The Closer You Look..........The Better We Get"
    A lot of taxidermy looks great in small pictures on the net , or in a brochure or from across the room. Take the time to see what we are really all about, THE DETAILS that make a mount look REAL and the realistic action and movement in our life-size mounts. We are world renowned for our AIR mounts. We are second to none in detail and we prove it.
    No other taxidermy site will show you the close-ups of their mounts like we do.

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    I want to thank you for your interest in my work and my art. I look forward to speaking to you and working with you on your next trophy , your next memory.

    We want show you why "The Closer You Look, The Better We Get"

    Thank you
    Dennis Harris

     
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    Why Choose Us?

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    Our studio aspires to bring to taxidermy the artistic recognition and accreditation this fine craftsmanship has for so long been unjustly denied, yet so rightfully deserves. We strive to bring to the forefront of the cultural world and to your home or office the exquisite beauty and enrichment of recreated wildlife. This is ascertained by only a few elite artists and we profess claim to this status in our work.
    Many are quick to condemn what they have never taken the time to fully appreciate. A true taxidermy artist pays homage to the lives of the animals he works with. Emulating life to the magnitude of art is a gift to be shared and we invite you to experience the wonders of these animals for which we honor.

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    I have over 40 years experience creating taxidermy from around the world. Our work is on display in many large outdoor retailers such as Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops and discriminating affluent hunters trophy rooms from around the world. Jamie and myself have decades of prize winning awards from competitions. Hundreds of awards bestowed on us by other taxidermist. A Best in World Championship, State Championship and 15 People's Choice Awards voted on by other taxidermists in the same competitions.
    We have not forgone the world of competing and continue to overwhelm the competition with our client work as entries. Due to the high demand for our work and our commitment to customer service it is a trying task but to remain the leader we continue to set the bar high. Our mission is to bring you the BEST in the industry, the most realistic creations possible.

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    The Artistry of Wildlife differs greatly from large Studios like Wildlife Gallery and Animal Artistry.
    The latter, both Jamie and Myself have worked for. This studio like many others are very quota demanding. Management had a $$$ output you had to match weekly and monthly that only gave you so much time to spend developing and creating a piece for the client. I the owner and my world champion finisher Jamie do every piece personally. We are creating work that we everyday stake our reputation on. The standards we choose to uphold , no matter what the cost in hours, far exceed any in this industry. Our goal, reach farther , strive harder than any studio.
    I personally mount every trophy with Jamie, we talk with you thru the process and most likely Jamie or myself, my wife and or sons will be ones delivering to your home cabin or office.
     

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    Life-size African Mounts


    Below you will view some of the finest Creative Lifelike Taxidermy.
    Mounts that we have created for Countless hunters from across the country. Pay Close attention to the detail and realism of our work.

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    Close-Ups... Our Cats

    This is what sets us apart from the rest...we want clients that want realism and detail and are very picky about quality. Close-ups of our Leopard and Cougars

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    African Shoulder Mounts

    " The Closer You Look The Better We Get "

    We are serious about it !

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    The Difference

    What sets us apart from all the rest is attention to Detail and Realism.
    Lots of Taxidermy looks good from across the room. It looks great in small pictures in a brochure . But look CLOSE , REAL CLOSE
    We Dare our clients and the competition to view other work this close !
    We are sure you can save $100.00 on a mount but you won't get this detail !
    Quality does not just happen from using the best materials. Unless you have the Skill , Experience, Knowledge, Commitment and Artistic Talent taxidermist are simply sewing skin onto a mannakin out of some box. They end up with a lifeless stiff dead looking piece that does not and will not show the respect for the wildlife we all hunt and pursue.


    "THE CLOSER YOU LOOK...THE BETTER WE GET"

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    Industry Awards

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    We have won Best in the World Masters competition along with 100's of awards for our work. Dozens of people's choice awards along with state championships in the masters division. We have been awarded Best In Show and the list goes on and on, But what truly matters is we have done it with Mounts produced for our clients. Yes your mounts have been judged against all the others and the awards come from our clients mounts.

    2007 Michigan Taxidermy Association Competition


    First place Blue Ribbon Life-size Cougar
    First place Blue Ribbon Life-size Mountain goat
    First place Blue Ribbon Life-size Mountain goat
    Second Place Medium Mammals Lynx
    Second Place Large Mammal Wolf
    First place Blue Ribbon Waterbuck Pedestal mount
    First place Blue Ribbon Kudu Pedestal mount
    First place Blue Ribbon Life-size Bongo
    “Best of Category” Large Life-size Mammals African Bongo
    “Best of Category” Large Game Heads Waterbuck Pedestal mount
    “The Presidents Award“ Life-size Cougar attacking Two Mountain Goats.



    2008 Michigan Taxidermy Association Competition

    Second place Red Ribbon Life-size Elk
    Second place Red Ribbon Life-size cougar
    “ The Presidents Award “ Life-size cougar attacking Life-size Elk
    “ Peoples Choice Award “ Life-size cougar attacking Life-size Elk
    “ Taxidermists Choice Award” Life-size cougar attacking Lifesize Elk
    Second Place Cape Buffalo Pedestal Game head
    Second Place Double Pedestal Hartebeeste Game head
    First Place Roan Antelope

    2008 Ohio Taxidermy Championships

    People’s Choice Lifeize Mammals Elk/ cougar
    Taxidermists Choice Best Lifesize Elk cougar
    People’s choice “ BEST OF SHOW” Elk/ cougar


    2009 Ohio Taxidermy Championships

    First Place Blue Ribbon Kudu Large Game Head
    First Place Blue Ribbon Waterbuck Large Game Head
    “Best Of Category - Game Heads “ Kudu Large Game Head
    First Place Blue Ribbon Life-size Hyena
    First Place Blue Ribbon Life-size Hyena
    “Best of Category”
    “Life-Size Mammals” Lifesize Hyena
    “Peoples Choice Award” African Kudu
    “Gameheads”
    Best Of Catogory Large Gamehead African Kudu
    Taxidermists Choice Best of Show” Life-Size Hyena’s
    “ Wasco Award “ Lifesize Hyena’s
    Hazel Creek Award African Kudu

    2009 Michigan Taxidermy Championships

    First place blue Ribbon Lifeize hyena
    First place blue Ribbon Lifeize hyena
    “Best of Category” Lifesize Mammal Hyena
    First Place blue Ribbon Game Head African Waterbuck
    Second Place Large game heads African Kudu
    “Best Of Category” Large Game Head African Waterbuck
    Van Dyke’s Most Creative Presentation Award African Hyena’s

    2009 World Taxidermy Championships

    First Place Large Lifesize Combined Artists Lioness attacking Zebra
    World Champion Blue Ribbon
    “BEST IN THE WORLD” Lioness Attacking Zebra

    Masters Second Place Large Mammals
    3rd Highest Scoring Lifesize Mammal 1st Hyena

    Second Place Professional Large Mammals 2nd Hyena

    Second Place Carl E Akley Award Lion Attacking Zebra

    2009 National Taxidermy Championships

    Best Lifesize Mammal McKenzie Award #4 Suspended Cougar / Elk
    Best of Show Peoples Choice Award Suspended Cougar / Elk
    The First Louis Paul Jonas Award Suspended Cougar / Elk
    Tochikon Award of Distinction H.M. Suspended Cougar / Elk
    Challenge of the Art H.M.
    Second place Red Ribbon Pedestal Kudu
    Second place Red Ribbon Pedestal Waterbuck
    Second place Red Ribbon Lifesize Bongo


    2010 Michigan Taxidermy Championships


    First Place Masters Blue Ribbon Rhino Pedestal


    Judges Choice " Best of Show" Rhino Pedestal
    Breakthrough Award
    Best of Category
    People's Choice Award All with the Rhino Pedestal


    2011 World Taxidermy Championships


    Second place Air Moose, Bull moose with 8 wolves
    The Chairman's Award First time it have ever been presented in Competition


    2012 ART PRIZE 8TH PLACE FINISH OUT OF OVER 1500 ENTRIES in the
    Largest art competition in the world !

    2014 Michigan Taxidermy Championships


    First Place Masters Division Life-size Sleeping lioness and baby nyala
    People's Choice Award
    U T A Artisan Awards voted as Best Of Show by the competitors



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    Took a break from Some of our Bears as we do the bases and habitat for them and cranked out some African 70+ pieces in just over 5 weeks. We did some bears along with these. These African pieces are drying and being airbrush finished by Jamie for Delivery. EACH and every piece mounted by Myself and My helper/finisher Jamie.

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    Just one of the Dozens of Backpack Mounts
    we do for clients every year....

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